Texas

A collection of resources on health system performance in Texas.

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Texas Performance Data

Show All Performance Areas
Access to Health Care
Children
Consumer Insurance and Medical Costs
Health Care System Spending
Health Insurance Coverage
Health Status and Outcomes
Hospital Safety and Quality
Mental Health
Older Adults
Outpatient Safety and Quality
Post-Acute Care and Long Term Care
Potentially Avoidable Care
Preventive and Well Care
Primary Health Care
Women's Health
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Access to Health Care

Access to Health Care
Indicator
Latest
U.S. Avg.
Adults who went without care because of cost
16.1%
2021
10%
Adults with a usual source of care
74.1%
2021
83.2%
Adults with any mental illness reporting unmet need
24%
2018-19
25%
Adults with any mental illness who did not receive treatment
61%
2018-19
56%
Adults without a dental visit
42.6%
2020
35.3%
Children who received needed mental health care
75.5%
2019-20
81.3%
63.3%
2019-20
65.7%
Children with a medical home
40.9%
2019-20
46.8%

Children

Children
Indicator
Latest
U.S. Avg.
Children who are overweight or obese
37.1%
2019-20
32.1%
Children who received needed mental health care
75.5%
2019-20
81.3%
63.3%
2019-20
65.7%
Children with a medical home
40.9%
2019-20
46.8%
Children with all recommended vaccines
69%
2020
73%
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births
5.5
2019
5.6
Uninsured children
11.8%
2021
5.4%
Consumer Insurance and Medical Costs
Consumer Insurance and Medical Costs
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Adults who went without care because of cost
16.1%
2021
10%
Employee contribution to total premium cost for employer-sponsored health insurance plans
$5,709
2020
$4,813
Employee deductible for employer-sponsored health insurance plans
$3,602
2020
$3,257
5.5%
2020
4.7%
Employee total potential out-of-pocket medical costs
$9,311
2020
$8,070
Employee total potential out-of-pocket medical costs, as a share of state median income
14.2%
2020
11.6%
Individuals with high out-of-pocket medical spending
8.7%
2020-21
7.3%
People with medical debt
18.8%
2021
12.6%
Total premium cost for employer-sponsored health insurance plans
$17,769
2020
$17,193
27.2%
2020
24.6%
Health Care System Spending
Health Care System Spending
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Doctors' office visit spending per Medicare beneficiary
$997
2020
$910
Home health spending per Medicare beneficiary
$819
2020
$507
Inpatient spending per Medicare beneficiary
$2,564
2020
$2,488
5.5%
2020
5.5%
$770
2020
$702
$565
2019
$501
Public health funding
$17
2019
$40
Skilled nursing facility spending per Medicare beneficiary
$926
2020
$851
Total spending per Medicare beneficiary
$10,978
2020
$9,677
Health Insurance Coverage
Health Insurance Coverage
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Uninsured adults
24.3%
2021
12.1%
Uninsured children
11.8%
2021
5.4%
Health Status and Outcomes
Health Status and Outcomes
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Adults who are obese
37.6%
2021
34.1%
Adults who have lost six or more teeth
7.4%
2020
8.5%
Adults who report fair or poor health
16%
2021
14.2%
Adults who smoke
13.1%
2021
13.5%
Alcohol deaths per 100,000 population
10.7
2020
13.1
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population
18.8
2020
19.1
Children who are overweight or obese
37.1%
2019-20
32.1%
Colorectal cancer deaths per 100,000 population
13.5
2020
12.9
Drug overdose deaths per 100,000 population
14.1
2020
28.3
Hospital 30-day mortality
13.2%
07/2016 - 06/2019
13.5%
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births
5.5
2019
5.6
Maternal mortality per 100,000 live births
25.1
2019-2020
21.9
Mortality amenable to health care, deaths per 100,000 population
96.4
2019-20
86.8
Premature avoidable deaths per 100,000 population
259.6
2019-20
259.5
Premature deaths from preventable causes per 100,000 population
164.9
2019-20
173.2
Premature deaths from treatable causes per 100,000 population
94.7
2019-20
86.3
Public health funding
$17
2019
$40
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population
13.3
2020
13.5
Hospital Safety and Quality
Hospital Safety and Quality
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Care Transition Preparedness (out of 100 points)
52
2020
51
Central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI), Standardized Infection Ratio
0.933
2020
0.857
Communication about medicines (out of 100 points)
64
2020
63
Communication with doctors (out of 100 points)
80
2020
80
Communication with nurses (out of 100 points)
79
2020
79
Hospital 30-day mortality
13.2%
07/2016 - 06/2019
13.5%
Hospital 30-day readmissions age 65 and older, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiares
33.4
2020
33.2
Hospital discharge instructions for home recovery
86%
2020
86%
Hospital discharge planning and instructions for home recovery (out of 100 points)
86
2020
87
Hospitals with better-than-average patient experience ratings
60%
2020
48%
Patients' overall hospital experience (out of 100 points)
73
2020
71
Responsiveness of hospital staff (out of 100 points)
66
2020
66
Mental Health
Mental Health
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Adults with any mental illness reporting unmet need
24%
2018-19
25%
Adults with any mental illness who did not receive treatment
61%
2018-19
56%
Alcohol deaths per 100,000 population
10.7
2020
13.1
55.3%
2019
45.3%
Children who received needed mental health care
75.5%
2019-20
81.3%
Drug overdose deaths per 100,000 population
14.1
2020
28.3
Suicide deaths per 100,000 population
13.3
2020
13.5
Older Adults
Older Adults
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
At risk adults with a recent check-up
89.5%
2021
91.3%
Doctors' office visit spending per Medicare beneficiary
$997
2020
$910
Home health patients with a hospital admission
14%
2019
15%
Home health spending per Medicare beneficiary
$819
2020
$507
Hospital 30-day mortality
13.2%
07/2016 - 06/2019
13.5%
Hospital 30-day readmissions age 65 and older, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiares
33.4
2020
33.2
Inpatient spending per Medicare beneficiary
$2,564
2020
$2,488
18%
2018
16%
Older adults who received the pneumonia vaccine
69%
2021
70.1%
Potentially avoidable ED visits age 65 and older, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries
136.8
2020
137.1
Preventable hospitalizations age 65 and older, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries
31.3
2020
29.4
5.5%
2020
5.5%
$770
2020
$702
Skilled nursing facility spending per Medicare beneficiary
$926
2020
$851
Total spending per Medicare beneficiary
$10,978
2020
$9,677
Outpatient Safety and Quality
Outpatient Safety and Quality
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Post-Acute Care and Long Term Care
Post-Acute Care and Long Term Care
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Home health patients whose wounds healed after an operation
91%
2019
92%
Home health patients with a hospital admission
14%
2019
15%
Home health patients with improved mobility
74%
2019
80%
Home health spending per Medicare beneficiary
$819
2020
$507
18%
2018
16%
Nursing home residents with an antipsychotic medication
12%
2020
14.4%
Nursing home residents with pressure sores
6%
2017
5.6%
Skilled nursing facility spending per Medicare beneficiary
$926
2020
$851
Potentially Avoidable Care
Potentially Avoidable Care
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Hospital 30-day readmissions age 65 and older, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiares
33.4
2020
33.2
Potentially avoidable ED visits age 65 and older, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries
136.8
2020
137.1
Preventable hospitalizations age 65 and older, per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries
31.3
2020
29.4
Preventive and Well Care
Preventive and Well Care
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Adult women who received a cervical cancer screening test
72.5%
2020
75.8%
Adult women who received a mammogram
77.7%
2020
78.3%
Adults who received a colon cancer screening test
66.8%
2020
72.4%
Adults with a recent flu shot
38.8%
2021
45.2%
Adults with age- and gender-appropriate cancer screenings
65.4%
2020
68.8%
Adults with age-appropriate vaccines
36.1%
2021
42.1%
Adults without a dental visit
42.6%
2020
35.3%
At risk adults with a recent check-up
89.5%
2021
91.3%
63.3%
2019-20
65.7%
Children with all recommended vaccines
69%
2020
73%
89.5%
2019
91.9%
85.8%
2019
80%
Older adults who received the pneumonia vaccine
69%
2021
70.1%
Premature avoidable deaths per 100,000 population
259.6
2019-20
259.5
Premature deaths from preventable causes per 100,000 population
164.9
2019-20
173.2
Premature deaths from treatable causes per 100,000 population
94.7
2019-20
86.3
5.5%
2020
5.5%
$770
2020
$702
$565
2019
$501
Public health funding
$17
2019
$40
Primary Health Care
Primary Health Care
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Adult women who received a cervical cancer screening test
72.5%
2020
75.8%
Adult women who received a mammogram
77.7%
2020
78.3%
Adults who received a colon cancer screening test
66.8%
2020
72.4%
Adults with a usual source of care
74.1%
2021
83.2%
Adults with age- and gender-appropriate cancer screenings
65.4%
2020
68.8%
Adults with age-appropriate vaccines
36.1%
2021
42.1%
At risk adults with a recent check-up
89.5%
2021
91.3%
63.3%
2019-20
65.7%
Children with a medical home
40.9%
2019-20
46.8%
Children with all recommended vaccines
69%
2020
73%
89.5%
2019
91.9%
85.8%
2019
80%
Doctors' office visit spending per Medicare beneficiary
$997
2020
$910
Mortality amenable to health care, deaths per 100,000 population
96.4
2019-20
86.8
Older adults who received the pneumonia vaccine
69%
2021
70.1%
Premature avoidable deaths per 100,000 population
259.6
2019-20
259.5
Premature deaths from preventable causes per 100,000 population
164.9
2019-20
173.2
Premature deaths from treatable causes per 100,000 population
94.7
2019-20
86.3
5.5%
2020
5.5%
$770
2020
$702
$565
2019
$501
Women's Health
Women's Health
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Adult women who received a cervical cancer screening test
72.5%
2020
75.8%
Adult women who received a mammogram
77.7%
2020
78.3%
Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population
18.8
2020
19.1
Infant mortality per 1,000 live births
5.5
2019
5.6
Maternal mortality per 100,000 live births
25.1
2019-2020
21.9
Working Age Adults
Working Age Adults
Indicator
Latest
The values below are from the most recent year or time period available for the indicator. Hover over the value to see the year or time period.
U.S. Avg.
Adults who are obese
37.6%
2021
34.1%
Adults who have lost six or more teeth
7.4%
2020
8.5%
55.3%
2019
45.3%
89.5%
2019
91.9%
85.8%
2019
80%
Employee contribution to total premium cost for employer-sponsored health insurance plans
$5,709
2020
$4,813
Employee deductible for employer-sponsored health insurance plans
$3,602
2020
$3,257
5.5%
2020
4.7%
Employee total potential out-of-pocket medical costs
$9,311
2020
$8,070
Employee total potential out-of-pocket medical costs, as a share of state median income
14.2%
2020
11.6%
$565
2019
$501
Total premium cost for employer-sponsored health insurance plans
$17,769
2020
$17,193
27.2%
2020
24.6%
Uninsured adults
24.3%
2021
12.1%
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Texas Policy Information

Policy
Status
Medicaid Expansion Status

Not yet expanded Medicaid (11 states)

Health Insurance Marketplace Type

Federally facilitated marketplace (17)

Public Coverage Options

Has not established a public coverage option

Annual Open Enrollment Period Extensions

Did not extend 2018–2022 open enrollment

Health Coverage Subsidies

Provides no premium or cost-sharing subsidies

Non-compliant Short-term Plans

Does not limit the sale of short-term coverage more strictly than the federal government

Non-compliant Transitional Plans

Permits non-compliant transitional policies

Other Non-compliant Plans

Exempts other coverage from insurance rules

Promotion of ACA Marketplace Competition

No rules to promote marketplace competition

Standardized Individual Market Plans

Does not require standardized cost-sharing plan design

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Texas Key Demographics

28.9M
Total Population
$65.4K
Median Household Income
31%
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
40%
% White race, non-Hispanic
11%
% Black race, non-Hispanic
40%
% Hispanic ethnicity
5%
% Asian American, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander race, non-Hispanic
< 1%
% American Indian or Alaska Native race, non-Hispanic